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Scenic Walking Areas · Observation Decks · Gardens

Popular things to do in Shanghai

The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
Scenic Walking Area
The Bund (Wai Tan)
4.7
Duration: 1 hour
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu) ©
Observation Deck
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)
4.2
Duration: 1 hour
Shanghai World Financial Center ©
Observation Deck
Shanghai World Financial Center
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan) ©
Specialty Museum
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
Featuring a unique blend of Art Deco buildings, Buddhist temples, Jesuit cathedrals, Jewish synagogues, and landscaped gardens, the "Pearl of the Orient" offers some of the most rewarding activities in the Far East. To soak in China's unique cultural flavor, stroll along The Bund (Wai Tan) or roam among the displays that demonstrate the nation's philosophy and way of life at Shanghai Museum. Feel the pulse of the vibrant metropolis at Tian Zi Fang, a labyrinthine shopping district that houses numerous boutique shops, artist studios, bars, and restaurants. If you're traveling with kids, make sure your list of things to do in Shanghai includes a visit to Shanghai Disneyland or Changfeng Park.

Shopping in Shanghai

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Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road)
Shopping
Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road)
3.2
Duration: 2 hours
South Bund Soft Spinning Material Market ©
Shopping Mall
South Bund Soft Spinning Material Market
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
Spin Ceramics ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Spin Ceramics
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
Three on the Bund ©
Shopping
Three on the Bund
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in Shanghai

Travel China Guide ©
Nature / Wildlife Tour
Travel China Guide
4.9
Duration: 8 hours
Longhua Temple ©
Religious Site
Longhua Temple
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
Shanghai Development Exhibition Hall ©
History Museum
Shanghai Development Exhibition Hall
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
Heping Fandian ©
Architectural Building
Heping Fandian
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min

Side trips from Shanghai

Xitang Ancient Town ©
Historic Walking Area
Xitang Ancient Town Jiashan County
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
Humble Administrator's Garden ©
World heritage site
Humble Administrator's Garden Suzhou
4.2
Duration: 2h 30 min
Tongli Town ©
Historic Site
Tongli Town Suzhou
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
The Classical Gardens of Suzhou ©
World heritage site
The Classical Gardens of Suzhou Suzhou
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min

Museums in Shanghai

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Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall ©
Specialty Museum
Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Centre ©
Art Gallery
Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Centre
4.4
Duration: 1 hour
China Art Museum ©
Specialty Museum
China Art Museum
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min
Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min

Historic Sites in Shanghai

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Jing'an Temple ©
Religious Site
Jing'an Temple
3.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
Shanghai Shengsanyi Church
Religious Site
Shanghai Shengsanyi Church
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
Shanghai Temple Of the Town God (Chenghung Miao)
Historic Site
Shanghai Temple Of the Town God (Chenghung Miao)
3.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
Shanghai Confucian Temple ©
Religious Site
Shanghai Confucian Temple
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
UnTour Shanghai Food Tours ©
Nightlife
UnTour Shanghai Food Tours
4.9
Duration: 4 hours
Wan Ling Tea House ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Wan Ling Tea House
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
Culture Shock Tours ©
Bike Tour
Culture Shock Tours
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
Yu Garden (Yuyuan) ©
Garden
Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
4.2
Duration: 2 hours

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